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Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources

Aggregage

Aggregation. How Marketing Might Want to Aggregate, Filter, Curate, Publish and Distribute. Can you give priority to your own content within the aggregated content? How to Curate Content for an Aggregated Content Site. Then aggregate. Content aggregation drives viewers, but can it drive profits? Curation: The end of content aggregation as we know it.

Customer Experience in the Age of the Aggregator

Simply Measured

In the age of the aggregator, the power of the consumer has never been greater, and brands simply can’t afford to enter the social realm and try to “play the game” by their own rules — whatever those are. In the past year, I’ve even stopped going to content creators’ individual websites — I instead go to their Twitter feeds. Kate Zabriskie. Social Media

Content Curation versus Content Aggregation

www.content-ment.com

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 Content Curation versus Content Aggregation: A Velvet Mr. T Painting Two posts brought to my attention the discussion starting to take root about the worlds of content aggregation versus content curation. Not an aggregator. Curation goes one step beyond aggregation by adding an active, ongoing editorial component. Aggregation has its place.

What’s the law around aggregating news online

www.niemanlab.org

ABOUT ARCHIVES CONTACT SUBSCRIBE TWITTER What’s the law around aggregating news online? Harvard Law report on the risks and the best practices By Kimberley Isbell / Sept. 8 / 10:30 a.m. [So much of the web is built around aggregation — gathering together interesting and useful things from around the Internet and presenting them in new ways to an audience. and Google News.

When to Post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Pinterest

Pamorama

Determining the best times to post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and blogs is vital to content marketing success. HootSuite’s functionality enables you to automatically schedule your Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn updates based on your followers’ engagement patterns. When to post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and blogs — and when not to.

The Best Free Tools for Twitter Analytics

Adam Sherk

What are the best free tools for analyzing a Twitter profile? During a social media audit I like to run a company’s Twitter profiles through some basic analysis tools to set benchmarks and compare them to competitors. I got good response to my post on Facebook analytics tools so I thought I’d do something similar for Twitter. Twitter Web Analytics. Twitter Counter.

Aggregation and curation: two concepts that explain a lot about digital change

www.idealog.com

Aggregation and curation: two concepts that explain a lot about digital change Posted by Mike Shatzkin on September 21, 2009 at 12:50 pm · Under Authors , Community , General Trade Publishing , New Models , Publishing , Supply-Chain , Vertical Aggregation and curation: two concepts that explain a lot about digital change Every time I read a story about why newspapers are failing that doesn’t mention the role of aggregation and curation in their troubles, it reminds me that something very fundamental is being missed, even by very sophisticated observers.

On hardwork, Shorts Cuts and Aggregating in Digital

Direct Marketing Observations

In the world of digital, there exists the potential to aggregate your activities and consolidate your digital streams so as not to duplicate work. THAT is much different than buying followers on Twitter. Do you ever hear anyone after a huge win, a major client victory or a momentous occasion within an organization say the following? That’s not really a short cut. THAT

Twitter for Lawyers

Janet Fouts

It’s a big topic, and there’s no way I can cover Twitter for lawyers in the allotted 10 minutes plus Q&A, so I thought I write up a bit more here for those who attended and those who didn’t. Twitter and privacy. Do some searches on Twitter , SocialMention and TweetBeep and set up alerts for anything new that may come up. Twitter resources for lawyers.

We Me We – Why the Curation vs Aggregation Discussion is Messy

Aggregage

In Aggregation Is Not Curation – There Is A Big Difference , Tom Foremski provides definitions of curation and aggregation: Curation is a person or persons, engaged in the act of choosing and presenting things related to a specific topic and context. Aggregation is the collection of as many things that can be found related to a topic. Aggregation is just collecting.

How to Use Competitive Social Monitoring on Twitter

Convince & Convert

Rather, the true power comes from the trends you find by aggregating data to extract patterns. Here’s how to mine Twitter mentions for marketing opportunities. The second is that they receive outsized mentions when compared with their Twitter audience. In return, AddThis jumped on Twitter to say thank you. Let them know you’ve mentioned them on Twitter.

Content Aggregation For Links, Traffic And Buzz

thefuturebuzz.com

For this post, I am not talking about scripting content, I am talking about manually collecting it and being a human aggregator of the best, editorially chosen material.  I know that’s not the usual definition of aggregation on the web, but I think the actual, not buzzword definition of the word works to describe this strategy. This includes aggregating content. Perfect.

5 Ways To Analyze Twitter Trends

Small Business Mavericks

Are you looking for new trends on Twitter? This is a great way to drive new traffic to your blog, especially if you use Twitter. Because the topic is trending, you’ll likely find new blog readers as well as new Twitter followers and see a spike in your blog’s traffic. Here are five places to go for finding Twitter trends: Twitter Search – This is Twitter’s own search feature. On the right side of the screen you’ll see the top 10 trending topics on Twitter. Social Media blogging trends Twitter

Hey, Twitter: I Want My Realtime Search. (And I Want It Now.)

The Realtime Report

Twitter’s been making all kinds of announcements about enhancements to Twitter mobile. ” “Now with Twitter Cards , so you can see the story from an official news organization right in your Twitter stream!” When I first learned about Twitter, I was smitten.  I started tweeting like a madwoman. I But Twitter wants to be a media company.

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Tweetdeck Presence Felt in Twitter Redesign

Spin Sucks

As you are likely aware by now, Twitter rolled out a major redesign  and announced brand pages simultaneously. You may remember  Twitter purchased TweetDeck earlier this year, and at the time there was much hand-wringing over what Twitter would do with its new toy. Then, the redesign happened and we have an answer to the question of what Twitter will do with TweetDeck.

Tips on How PR Pros Can Create Social Media Success

Mindjumpers

Here, Twitter is an effective tool to connect with people following certain hashtags to engage in conversation with the online tribe. Get acquainted with news aggregation services. Therefore, it can be a good idea to use a blog aggregation tool such as Netvibes to create a dashboard of relevant content sources. They go as follows: Be alert and join conversations.

A Walk Through Twitter’s Walled Garden

The Realtime Report

Ever since Twitter picked a business model  based on advertising, the company has been emphasizing the importance of creating a “consistent experience” for Twitter users. That’s media company code for “we want to be able to deliver ads to all Twitter users,” no filters or mute buttons allowed , not lose them to a third-party platform.

Twitter: Gnip’s Audience API Now Generally Available

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter has been beta-testing Gnip’s Audience API  since last October, and the social network announced Tuesday that the application-programming interface is now available to all advertisers. Realizing that these models also power Twitter’s suite of advertising products, it has never been easier for brands to understand target audiences and create content that resonates with each group.

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Facebook and Twitter Offer News Organizations Much More than Just News Delivery

Adam Sherk

The Pew Research Center’s The State of the News Media 2012 is out and the section on What Facebook and Twitter Mean for News makes for an interesting read. The figures on where users get their news links from is already being covered as a sign that Facebook and Twitter may not be as strong of a news source as previously thought. Diversified Twitter Strategies for News Sites.

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Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 2: Aggregation Is Not Curation

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Print this article | Read this article in: | Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 2: Aggregation Is Not Curation We are no longer just consumers of content , we have become curators of it too. As I see it: " Aggregation is automated, curation is manual. Automated aggregation is not the solution. In fact, aggregation can equal aggravation. Guess what?

How To Automate Twitter Without Looking Like an Idiot

SocialFish

You:  Dude, isn’t this post supposed to be about how to automate Twitter? In August 2014, I took over the Twitter account for the Chicago Chapter of the Wisconsin Alumni Association. Since the latter rate was now part of a much higher impressions total, this Twitter automation strategy drove an 80X increase in raw  number of engagements. WASTED. Me:  Right. Good call. Me: Yep.

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2012 #Nifty50 Top Men in Technology on Twitter

Blue Focus Marketing

Last year, my colleague Tom Pick ( @TomPick ) and I introduced the #Nifty50 awards , which honored 50 men and 50 women who were leading the way in social media through their active engagement on Twitter. So, without further ado, here are the 2012 #Nifty50 Men, each of whom has represented the technology world on Twitter with class, dedication and integrity. Chris Adams – @chrishadams.

A Deeper Look at the Twitter Metrics You Should Be Tracking

Sprout Social

Businesses focus a lot energy on creating content that not only builds a Twitter audience, but also drives engagement with customers. While content and engagement are critical components of a successful strategy, another component—Twitter metrics—shouldn’t be overlooked. To help you better navigate your Twitter metrics, here are some of the common terms you’ll find on the platform.

Sony Builds Interactive Social Media Hub For 2014 World Cup

The Realtime Report

This online forum, which opened on May 1st, compiles the comments and conversations of soccer fans across the world on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+, organizing them all on one website. It won’t feel like just a load of Twitter hashtags – it will be a snapshot of what the world is feeling” ( AdAge ).

PR Departments Take Note: How to Find Relevant Journalists on Twitter

SocialFish

Just came across Press Pass , a directory of journalists on Twitter categorized by media outlet , by beat  and by region. “You can also find out what [the journalists are] personally interested in, as Press Pass highlights the stories that they’re sharing through their Twitter feed. The Implementation

Nine years of Twitter

Sherrilynne Starkie

Twitter has been around now for nine years; during that short time it’s changed both the PR profession and practitioners alike. connect with colleagues and associates from around the world. I’ve built an international following and have had many great opportunities come my way thanks to my Twitter profile. But that all changed as Twitter’s user base grew. really didn’t get it.

Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags

mashable.com

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media MARKETING Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS OpenX Rackspace Hosting ConVerdge Communities About Us Submit a Tip! One of the most complex features of Twitter for new users to understand is the hashtag , a topic with a hash symbol (“#&# ) at the start to identify it. If you a.

HOW TO: Gain Twitter Influence

mashable.com

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Small business Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! Guy Kawasaki and Robert Scoble have vastly different philosophies when it comes to gathering Twitter Twitter followers. Kawasaki has more than 300,000 followers on Twitter.

Twitter: 360,000 Terrorism-Related Accounts Suspended Since Mid-2015

SocialTimes Twitter

The war against terrorism is a battle of attrition, and Twitter detailed its small contribution: Some 235,000 accounts have been suspended since February for violating its policies on promotion of violence or terrorism. Twitter provided a progress update on its efforts in a blog post : Daily suspensions are up more than 80 percent since last year, with spikes in suspensions immediately following terrorist attacks. Readers: What are your thoughts on Twitter’s counterterrorism efforts? Pro-ISIS group berates supporters for leaving the 'Twitter battlefield' https://t.co/EsOvJpD9vO

New Features Added to B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer

Webbiquity SMM

For example as I’m writing this, I see a few great posts right up top: •  3 Questions To Ask About The Qualified Lead You Just Received… •  Do B2B Editors Get Twitter? •  The evolution of social media power and influence. The intent of the sites is to aggregate and make it easy to find great content.  You can find a long list of the Featured sources on the right side. 

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Content Curation for Twitter: How To Be a "Thought Leader DJ"

blogbrevity.posterous.com

For great social media discussions, follow the conversations on #smchat every Wednesday at 1 pm on Twitter, join the #smchat Ning community , and get the transcripts. On Twitter, you are mixing content, content that the audience you hope to engage will find--not only interesting--but, irresistible, irresistible enough to comment on, @reply, retweet, share, like, etc. Whom do you know?

Am I curating yet? Drawing the lines between creation, aggregation and curation

daretocomment.com

Drawing the lines between creation, aggregation and curation by Ian Greenleigh on June 11, 2010 · 9 comments The tweet below sums up what I suspect many of us feel about the  debate surrounding creation, aggregation, and curation. think it’s close to universally recognized that Google News, for instance,  has been in the aggregation box. Home Comment Caviar Be 3-D.

Measuring Twitter Sentiment – UpprDwnr

TwiTip

Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip Stu Belshe @stubelshe I am a designer and front end developer from St. Measuring Twitter Sentiment – UpprDwnr 7 Over the past few months, the outcry for ways to measure public sentiment online has grown exponentially.

Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators by Tamar Weinberg on September 23, 2009 Share This is a guest post from Josh Schnell, founder of Macgasm.net and web developer. The major “Web 2.0″

8 Tips on Guest Posting Your Way to Twitter Dominance

TwiTip

Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip Eric Cummings @onviolence Eric Cummings writes for On Violence, a blog on military/foreign affairs written by two brothers–one a soldier and the other a pacifist. It will get you more followers on Twitter. Thanks!!!!!

gazeMetrix: Monitor Your Visual Brand Mentions Based on Image Recognition

Mindjumpers

When signing up for a gazeMetrix account, brands are able to monitor photos posted of their logo on Instagram, and soon also on Facebook and Twitter. With all the various monitoring and social data aggregations tools combined, brands are increasingly able to collect true insights. Monitoring brand mentions, share of voice, sentiment etc. Measure visual brand mentions.

Think Twice About Automating Your Social Media Efforts

SocMed Sean

I recently participate in an Twitter chat where the conversation turned to whether or not it’s a good idea to automate social media activities. The conversation primarily revolved around whether the “always on” nature of sites like Twitter require that you tweet 24 hours a day, since your followers aren’t necessarily in the same time zone. Cheers! Digg this!

The Wrap, Newser and Content Aggregation: How Much Attribution is.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Wrap, Newser and Content Aggregation: How Much Attribution is Enough? To me the real question is: when one site aggregates another’s content, how much attribution is enough? Personally I think aggregated stories should always include an inline attribution link. Thanks for the write up.

Content Aggregation: The Future of (B2B and Consumer) Media?

Webbiquity SMM

Instead, successful media will become aggregators and editors of content, rather than creators. Online content aggregation is as old as the Internet itself, beginning with AOL. Technology to “scrape&# websites and republish content (legally or not) has also been around for some time, but until recently, doing content aggregation well required either a massive investment in infrastructure (like Moreover ) or a unworkable level of manual effort. New tools, however, are bringing sophisticated content aggregation and curation within reach of midsized enterprises.

Aggregation or Content Hijacking

socialmouths.com

SocialMouths personal branding | social media | blog design Follow @socialmouths: Twitter Facebook RSS Home About Us What We Do Connect Aggregation or Content Hijacking Usually when other blogs post your content is a good thing, you increase your visibility, you get some extra traffic and depending on the blog, it could even be good for your search engine ranking. But wait! Awesome!